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Member Since: Sep 9, 2002
Last Visit: Jan 20, 2006
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Point Rank: # 13,844
Total Points: 12
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3
Comments = 1

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Location: UT : Moab Area : Fisher Towers : Kingfisher : Colorado Northeast Ridge (5.8 C2)
By: Ryan Ray When: Jan 20, 2006

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Comments: I can definately see your point. We knew when we did the rebolting that we would face critisism from some and welcome from others. I happen to enjoy seing the mank and junk on the routes too. But the fact of the matter is that the route was deteriorating in its current condition. Old bolts had blown, and people had pounded and pulled pins in the old bolt holes, to the point that they were just an ugly scars that could no longer be used. Therefore new bolts were placed right next to the old ... more >>

Location: UT : Moab Area : Fisher Towers : Kingfisher : Colorado Northeast Ridge (5.8 C2)
By: Ryan Ray When: May 23, 2005

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Comments: A good friend of mine (Marcus) and i spent several days this last year upgrading the bolts on the Colorado Ridge. We pulled old manky bolts, manky fixed junk, and redundant bolts. We were able to do the route clean after pulling the junk. We payed special attention to not reducing the quaility or rating of the climb. We wanted the crux pitch to stay the crux, but there was tons of useless gear that didnt need to be there. On Numerous ascents people had placed new bolts and pins without care... more >>

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